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  • Engraving of Sir Joseph Banks (1743–1820)
    Rights: Public domain Published 24 September 2010 Size: 47 KB Referencing Hub media

    Joseph Banks (1743–1820), a wealthy amateur botanist, funded and led the first scientific study of New Zealand’s natural history. He became famous for the collections he brought back to England.

    Engraving by Nicholas Schiavonetti, based on the painting by Thomas Phillips

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